What do Vietnamese people like to drink?
Rice wine, which clocks in at around 29.5% alcohol, is the traditional masculine tipple and drinking it is a social activity (a very social activity). Groups of friends will gather to drink rice wine out of a communal shot glass or two.
What is the traditional drink in Vietnam?
Rượu đế is a distilled liquor from Vietnam, made of either glutinous or non-glutinous rice. It was formerly made illegally and is thus similar to moonshine. It is most typical of the Mekong Delta region of southwestern Vietnam (its equivalent in northern Vietnam is called rượu quốc lủi).
Do Vietnamese people drink a lot?
According to the WHO expert, each Vietnamese consumes an average of 8.3 liters of alcohol per annum, sending the country to the third place in Asia in terms of beer consumption.
Is alcohol cheap in Vietnam?
Spirits in Vietnam are fairly cheap, with local moonshine available for less than 20,000 dong per bottle and most imported spirits available for 50,000 to 150,000 per glass in bars.
What drinks go with Vietnamese food?
When it comes to some good all-round wine options for pairing with Vietnamese food, think of light-bodied wine styles that won’t dominate the rich flavours, but will enhance the citrus and spice with their similar notes. Wines such as Riesling, Grüner Veltliner and Sauvignon Blanc all fit the bill.
Do Vietnamese like alcohol?
Drinking beer and wine is an indispensable pleasure…or a way to kill time or to relieve their boredom according to many young Vietnamese.
Why do Vietnamese sit on floor?
Some better-off family has a dining table while the rest, though you may find it bizarre, have dinner on the ground floor. It is Vietnamese tradition to share food while eating. As a result, the whole family circumvents a tray of food, each with a bowl of rice and taking food from the common dish.